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The world’s elite group of data centre professionals has been confirmed at the very first graduation ceremony from the Master’s Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management program.

After an intense three years of study, learners from the class of 2015 graduated at a ceremony in the famous university city of Cambridge, UK, including one of CNet’s technical Instructors, Pat Drew. The official ceremony followed a pre-graduation celebration at Clare College, Cambridge’s second oldest college, with the CNet team. 

In addition to being the global leader in technical education for the data centre sector, CNet is an Associate College of Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK and is therefore approved to design and deliver the content of this prestigious Master’s Degree program. 

The graduates joined the Master’s Degree program from some of the world most respected organisations including Unilever, Capital One, IBM, Irish Life and Wirewerks. Each committed to the three- year distance learning program to unite their existing knowledge and skills with new learning centered around leadership and business management within a data center environment.

The Master’s Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management was created out of the need to expand existing skills and knowledge of talented technical managers to business leadership. Arming them with contemporary knowledge and capability to manage business imperatives and therefore have a bigger impact on the business itself to contribute to growth, innovation and insight.  Program content is written by the CNet team in consultation with industry leaders from all over the world.

Dr Terri Simpkin, CNet’s Higher and Further Education Principal and program leader added, “I am delighted that learners from the world’s first Master’s Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management have passed and graduated, what an amazing achievement for both the CNet team and the graduates, I feel very proud to be part of it.

“The Master’s Degree is a program that never stands still, just like the data center sector itself. We are continually enhancing the content to accurately reflect the ever-evolving needs of the sector and the people within it.”

Andrew Stevens, CEO/managing director at CNet Training said, “This is another global first for the CNet team and the global data centre sector. Huge congratulations to all the graduates and our own technical Instructor Pat Drew. Their commitment and hard work over the last three years is all worth it as they are now recognised as the global elite in data centre leadership.”

“The popularity of the program remains high as enrolment numbers continue to surpass our expectations with applications from all corners of the globe.  We look forward to on-going annual graduation ceremonies.”

Applications for the next Master’s Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management program ends on 11 January 2019. More detail here:

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